Outdoor living space like backyard deck or patio is usually completed by fireplace. Maybe there are not all, buy many. Outdoor fireplace is useful to warm the deck and patio area when the weather is cold. Along by the walk of time, outdoor fireplace or people also know as fire pit have had some modifications. Some latest designs offer portable fire pit which is easy to move. They are also known as outdoor fire tables. It helps people to get an outdoor warming solution without a big and high costing fireplace. Offering its ergonomic design, the portable fire pit is now liked by most of people.
In order to avoid the monotonous and bareness, they modify the designs of the fire table. They create some ideas of outdoor fire tables, such as modern design, contemporary design, simple minimalist design, etc. Now people don’t need to worry about cold weather at their patio because of this table. They still can sit on the patio with friends and family to enjoy diner of just taking chat without fear of coldness. You don’t need to cost much of money to buy this kind of outdoor furniture because the price if relatively affordable. It is in the same price range with usual wooden or aluminium table.
Designs of Outdoor Fire Tables
As I said above, there are many designs of outdoor fire pit, especially the portable design. Modern design is commonly chosen by homeowners because it is simple and ergonomic. Usually, modern fire table is portable. It can be moved easily. This fire table design is commonly made from wood and fibre materials. Those materials are light so you can move it when you need with no need a lot of energy. The shape is varied. That is the reason why the modern fire table is mostly wanted by people. You can find in the shop square shape fire table, rectangular fire table, octagon shape and more.
On the other hand, there is also traditional design of fire table. Usually, this design is classic and monotonous. Even it is permanently built-in to the patio. Because of that, the traditional outdoor fire tables are rarely chosen by people. But, it doesn’t mean permanent design of fire table has no advantages. This is for sure; permanent fire table is designed to endure in outdoor weather. So, they make it stronger than the portable design. Usually, the table is made from stone. It could be travertine stone, granite, or even the elegant marble. The shape of permanent fire table is not different with the portable. It has many shapes and size too. It is used to accommodate different size of patio owned by consumers.
Ethanol-fuelled Outdoor Fire Tables
At past, fireplace used logs as the fuel to make the fire. It is not efficient and also it is not relevant for today as green campaign is suggest reducing the use of wood for better earth environment in the future. The solution is using other source to make the fire in the fire pit. They use ethanol for then. Almost all of the modern Outdoor Fire Tables use ethanol as the fuel. Besides of its efficiency, the fire is better and more beauty. Moreover, ethanol fuel doesn’t produce smoke as much as produced by logs. So, the smoke is not the disturber anymore for your quality time.
The ethanol-fuelled fire table is usually covered by glass to protect people sit around it. Except give the protection, using glass as the fire pit cover can also beautify the look of the table itself. Moreover, the glass ‘wall’ also protects the fire from wind. In modern design of outdoor fire tables, this glass cover is almost found in every fire table using ethanol fuel. Actually, this kind of fire pit can also be used indoor besides outdoor. It is because portable fire pit can be move around easily. Using ethanol fuel that doesn’t produce much of smoke makes this fire table is save to use in your indoor living space. It means you don’t need to buy two fire tables for indoor and outdoor except you need both of them to on in the same time. That is budget friendly furniture.
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Making your exterior, especially, patio looks good then French patio doors may be one of the best choices. Patio could be essential part of a home exterior. People spend a lot of their spare time at the patio. Meanwhile, the door, as important part of a house separating two rooms or sides of your house should be one of your concern. There are many styles of door. One of them is French door.
The French door is adapted from French style. It seems like framed glass door. They are designed in hinged and in-swing style. They are traditionally from France. As others door have their characteristic, the French exterior doors are had too. If you want to install this kind of door into your home, you should know the pluses and minuses. Here I will tell you a short description about French patio doors that you have to know.
The Benefit of Using French Patio Doors
Of course this style of patio door offers many benefits for whom installing it. The simple style of this door makes it matching for any house design. Some designers said that this door is more versatile than other styles of door. So, whatever the design of your house, French exterior doors would be match and fit. It looks elegant too based on some designer’s opinion. Although simple design is always identical to the French door, it doesn’t reduce the elegance. Even it has more elegant-look rather than other traditional doors. It is because the glass which is framed by materials such as wood and metal.
The French patio doors are also timeless too. It means that any designs of house would be appropriate using this door. I mean from traditional design until the modern. Timeless also means durable. There are many reasons that making the French door timeless. The material used to build is one of the important factors. Glass is the most material used to make the French door. It can consist of more than 75 percent of whole part of the door. We know that glass, whatever the kind and quality, is more durable than wood. It still looks good even affected by four seasons over the year.
Moreover, the French patio doors could be made of fiberglass or vinyl on its most part. Using those materials actually increases the safety side and durability too. It was tested that fiberglass is strong and durable materials without decreasing the good-look of the door. It is almost same to the glass but stronger, more durable and more safety. Meanwhile, in order to make wood that framing the glass, they usually use vinyl. The material of vinyl has been proved able to make the appearance more interesting and longer durability. The vinyl protects the wood from damage. So, they can maintain the fine condition for years.
More from French Patio Doors
Besides those benefits of French door apparently, it has also some pluses to boost the look of your house. French exterior doors must contain more glasses than other which means it provides maximum view from inside. Based on that perspective, the French door is perfect for you to bring the nature into inside your home, especially if you have large and beautiful yard to show. This kind of door is also better applied onto small house. Why? Because that door is able to make room looks ample. For a small room, glass door is important, especially if the door is connecting directly your house to backyard or patio. It makes, for example, your kitchen and backyard or patio is borderless.
If you have lighting problem in your house, French patio doors can solve the problem. With most of glass material, it can enhance the amount of light entering inside the house for sure. So, you don’t need to turn on the lamp at the daylight. Good lighting idea is also related to good air circulation. It means if you want to design a healthy house then French door is best choice obviously. It can be installed at the patio or wherever door inside your home. For addition, maybe the only one weakness of this kind of door is the French door needs curtain. It uses to keep your privacy when you need to relax in your home.
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